I HAVE A QUESTION I THINK I HAVE THE PARKING ...

  • Tiny
  • sean03
  • 1992 Cadillac Deville
  • 135,000 miles

I have a question I think I have the parking brake set on. If I am trying to replace the inner tie rod would this cause the tie rod not to come off. It is a Front Wheel Drive 1992 Cadillac Deville.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 7:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • gmtech
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  • 553 posts

The parking brake has absolutely nothing to do with steering or tie rod. Probably the jamb nut is seized

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 5:39 PM
  • Tiny
  • sean03
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Is their a way to get it out I used vice grips and a plumbers wrench on that big gray ball and could not get it to budge. I know they make an inner tie rod tool to get it off. I want to make that my last resort.

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 6:41 PM
  • Tiny
  • gmtech
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You need to have that tool to do the job otherwise you will not get it.

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 7:14 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok yeah I know my dad can do it he just did my moms 1998 Chevy camaro with a pipe wrench a few months ago.

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 AT 7:18 PM

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